Category Archives: Back Pain

Hybrid Health Podcast #2 with Dr. Jory and guest Kara Leung, Registered Massage Therapist

Dr. Jory interviews Kara Leung about Registered Massage Therapy. Topics include sunshine and vitamin d, cupping, working out, best exercises, and funny gym characters.

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

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Increase Core Strength with these 12 Exercises!

Increase your core strength with exercises you can easily do from home – no equipment necessary. What is the first thing you think of when someone says ‘core strength’? If you are like most you will think abs/abdominals. Abs are only one component of core strength. In order to really strengthen your core you need… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Exercise as a Pain Killer

Exercise is a Healthy Alternative to Pain Medication As you may know one of the fastest growing areas of addiction in North America is pain medication. According to a 2016 Center for Disease Control study 78 Americans die every day from opioid overdose. Opioid prescription overdoses have quadrupled since 1999. Now I know I’ve started… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Winter Activities Require Good Core Strength

Strengthen the core so you can do more! Winter is a time that some tend to go into hibernation mode. But if you really want to embrace winter you need to get outside and enjoy it! Let’s face it – Canadians face harsh, long winters but if you do outdoor activities you may actually enjoy… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

5 Tips to Overcome Injuries

Reaching Optimal Fitness and Peak Health Doesn’t Come Without Setbacks After treating thousands of patients over the last decade I have noticed a commonality when in conversation. After mentioning that I’ve had four knee surgeries and an ankle surgery (updated Jan 2016 but the picture below hasn’t been updated) most patients appear slightly shocked. Especially… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

3 Common Workout Injuries – Don’t Follow the Herd!

You are working out – fantastic! But … watch out for these injuries.                   After treating patients for almost a decade in health clubs I have noticed certain injuries are more common to those who work out. Here are the top three most common injuries I treat… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Four Quick Tips to Improve Posture

Improve your posture while sitting at a desk! In today’s technology driven world the majority of jobs have become sedentary desk jobs. It is no co-incidence that poor posture is on the increase along with the negative symptoms associated including headaches, neck, back, shoulder and arm pain. Poor Posture Causes More Than Just Pain In… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

The Silent Killer … Sitting!

The Human Body is Designed For Movement – Not Sitting! Every time I take a health history of a new patient I ask how long they sit during the day. The answers always shock me. Many people sit for 8 or 9 hours a day – longer then time spent sleeping! I’m especially concerned when… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Poor Ankle/Foot Biomechanics

How do I Know if Custom Foot Orthotics Could Help? Quite often while I’m walking to my office from Union Station I notice horrible ankle/foot mechanics of fellow commuters walking in front of me. In fact yesterday I was cringing as I watched the man in front of me walking. His left ankle was bucking… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Lift Light, Shovel Right

How to Shovel Snow Properly Winter has officially begun – although word from Nasa is that 2011 has registered as the 9th hottest year since 1880 after 2010 was the hottest ever recorded. Regardless of the warming trend, people have pulled out their shovels to battle the snow that has fallen in Ontario for the… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Rake Without the Ache

Well it is that time of year to pull out the rake and clean up the yard. Unfortunately many people ‘pull’ more then just the rake out – pulling muscles and injuring their back! Luckily the Ontario Chiropractic Association has a brochure entitled ‘Plant and Rake without the Ache‘. It provides tips and strategies  to reduce your… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Computeritis!

I’ve been spending long periods of time editing this website which is resulting in probably the most common condition I treat – COMPUTERITIS! Well maybe that isn’t the medically accepted term but it sure describes the cause/effect relationship. I can feel tightness in my neck, shoulders and upper back. Thank God I’m a chiropractor and… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

How to Child Proof Your Back

Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Dr. Jory Basso teaches you how to child proof your back. Proper feeding positions, lifting and carrying techniques for your child are demonstrated. [youtube]http://youtu.be/-7pzkWOjJvQ[/youtube] About Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

How to Treat Low Back Pain

Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Dr. Jory Basso gives you five tips to help with low back pain caused by disc herniations and disc bulges. These strategies can easily be done at home! [youtube]http://youtu.be/dRKPoT2EJvo[/youtube] About Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory